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The Department of Strategy, International Management and Entrepreneurship has a very strong research reputation in developing theory, methods, and knowledge to advance our understanding of business, innovation, and entrepreneurial activity in an international institutional context.

Research comprises four core themes:

  • (1) international business and comparative business and management,
  • (2) global strategies for sustainability and corporate social responsibility,
  • (3) innovation in knowledge-intensive firms, and
  • (4) entrepreneurship from a comparative and social dimension.

Department colleagues regularly publish in leading journals in management, international business, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Department members hold editorial posts in a variety of highly-ranked journals, and have won a number of research-related awards. Members have also been very successful at obtaining research grants from research councils and other organisations funding social science research.

Department members have visiting positions and significant research collaborations with staff at a number of international universities. The department has not only built extensive research networks through international collaborations, but also has a strong commitment to developing research impact through links with relevant policymakers and practitioners

The Strategy, International Management and Entrepreneurship department has a strong commitment to research-led teaching and the department currently offers three MScs. First, the MSc in International Management aims to prepare students for a career in global management. Second, the MSc in Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation provides students with the tools and techniques to understand and manage entrepreneurship and innovation. Third, the MSc in Medical Technology (MedTech) Innovation and Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the School of Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Sciences (Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine).

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Michael Witt, Head of Department, Strategy, International Management & Entrepreneurship

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